Call for Volunteers

Seattle Funders Forum
Seattle Funders Forum Committee is seeking two volunteers. We will meet once a month starting in July through mid January. In January, we will start 30 minute weekly updates until the event. We anticipate moving our event to a TBD date in early April. Interested? Write to co-chair Bonnie Hilory at info@nonprofitaccelerator.biz


Specialized Training Committee
If you’d like to make personal contacts with funders and philanthropists, network with our region’s most experienced development professionals, and dramatically increase your fundraising knowledge and skills, join PSGA’s Specialized Trainings Committee today!

Volunteers will work with other committee members to identify subjects of interest to PSGA members, recruit talented presenters, prepare marketing materials, and produce 3-4 trainings/year which explore a wide range of exciting topics grantwriters want and need to know about.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Brandon Lueken, PSGA Volunteer Coordinator at brandon.lueken@bellevuecollege.edu or 206-708-3799. 



Membership & Marketing Committee
The Membership and Marketing Committee is looking for volunteers to fill several roles. If you are interested in any of these roles please contact Brandon Lueken, PSGA Volunteer Coordinator at brandon.lueken@bellevuecollege.edu or 206-708-3799

  • Supporting social media posts
    Looking for 2-3 volunteers who would like to help with one or more of these roles: Writing social media posts to promote programs and events, posting on our social media, creating images, and/or finding content for posts. We’d also like a volunteer who is interested in supporting our DEIA goals through social media posts. You will likely liaison with several volunteers and/or committees.
    Hours: 1-4 hours a month depending on the time commitment you want to make
    Commitment: We would love a 6 to 12-month commitment
    Committee: Joining the Membership and Marketing Committee is optional. The committee meets monthly.
  • Membership & Marketing Committee
    Online content support: Over the next several months we will be creating online content to start a blog on the PSGA website. We have a great plan for curating the content, but we need more bodies to help us. We need 3 volunteers who can help in the following roles: Organizing content calendar, developing content guidelines, liaison with contributors, reviewing content, and support writing short promos for the content.
    Hours: Depending on the role, 2-4 hours a month (including a committee meeting) depending on the time commitment you want to make
    Commitment: We would love a 6 to 12-month commitment
    Committee: These positions are integral members of the  Membership and Marketing Committee, which meets virtually once a month.

Seattle Lunchtime Committee – Logistics and Communications
The Seattle Lunchtime Committee is seeking a logistics and communications team member. This volunteer role is a great opportunity to meet people from across the sector and to learn more deeply about the issues and skills in our field. Working on this committee, you can expect to have in-depth conversations with highly experienced people in the Philanthropy sector on topics that are critical to our work. 

Role Specific Responsibilities: 
Manage the organizational communications calendar to ensure that marketing and promotions schedule is met, review drafts of communications to add input and proof for errors, support the committee by contributing to the development of program content.   

General Committee Duties, shared across all roles: 

  • Support the production of 5 lunchtime events per year
  • Work  with  other  committee  members  to  determine  program  topics  and format. 
  • Coordinate  with  other  PSGA  committees  (Funders  Forum,  Specialized  Training, and  South  Sound Lunchtime  Program)  to  avoid  duplicate  topics. Recruit  speakers/panelists  and  act  as  their  liaison.  
  • Identify and recruit panel participants
  • Draft  program descriptions and announcements that are emailed to members and posted on PSGA’s website. 
  • For in-person events, setup and breakdown the meeting room, with the help of attendees and volunteers, greet event attendees. Create icebreaker activities.  
  • Thank  speakers/panelists for their participation after the program. 
  • Enhance the program content by listening to PSGA members, reviewing  the program  follow-up surveys,and broadening your  general understanding of the nonprofit  and  philanthropic  work. 

Time Commitment:
Several Hours monthly, with greater concentration prior to events

Expectations: 

  • Attend bimonthly programs. It is not necessary for all committee members to attend all programs, but it is necessary that the programs be attended by at least one committee member and, if others are not available, board members who can support the event by welcoming and networking with attendees.
  • Attend bimonthly program committee meetings in person or remotely.

Contact Mary Gross at marycgross@hushmail.com if you would like to know more about this opportunity.